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North Colonie may see enrollment boom

Board of education members discuss possible impact as housing developments near completion

At the North Colonie School District Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15, board members considered routes to take as the possibility of higher enrollment arises with several housing developments finishing construction and beginning to sell to new residents.

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Get To Know: Linda Graf

This appears in the Oct. 22 editions of Spotlight News.

LETTER: Corcoran stands out as a solid choice for Supreme Court

This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 22 editions of Spotlight News.

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Passport to understanding

Get a glimpse of the world at annual Festival of Nations at Empire State Plaza

A long-standing Albany tradition continues when the Empire State Plaza Convention Center hosts the 43rd annual Festival of Nations on Sunday, Oct. 26, in downtown Albany.

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Colonie hosts Halloween party at Pruyn House

Annual holiday event for kids moves to a new venue

With Halloween waiting right around the corner, the town of Colonie is preparing for its annual Outdoor Halloween Celebration to be held at the Pruyn House for the first time.

LETTER: Walk highlights state’s failure to protect the disabled

This letter to the editor appears in the Oct. 22 editions of Spotlight News.

Veto override fails to gain support

Only 15 legislators supported the move to ban tobacco sales in pharmacies, far under the supermajority need to pass

Tobacco can still be sold in local pharmacies after county legislators stood behind County Executive Dan McCoy’s decision to only ban the display of such products in those businesses.

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Redemption time

Pro wrestling event in Troy raises money for charity while fans raise their voices in fun

Rumor has it that there’s going to be a few fights at the Boys and Girls Club of Troy on Saturday, Oct. 25, and no one will be there to stop them.

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Vote set for South Colonie capital project

Residents will have the chance to decide on the $13.8M funding for building improvements

South Colonie Central School District residents will vote Tuesday, Oct. 21, to decide if the school district will get the $13.8 million funding for its capital project; a five-year, two-phase building plan announced earlier this year.

EDITORIAL: The start of something big

This editorial appears in the Oct. 22 editions of Spotlight News.

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Battle for the 46th Senate District continues at debate

Tkaczyk, Amedore differences clear at League of Women Voters' candidates forum

Displeasing looks aplenty were cast between candidates during a recent debate for the hotly contested 46th Senate District, as each listened to the opponent’s answers.

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Colonie Spotlight Player of the Week

This appears in the Oct. 22 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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Down and derby

The Hellions of Troy bring women of all backgrounds together to compete in a sport known to inflict a few bruises all in the name of fun

With competitors named Viper Martini, Bonnie Doom and Trixie Firecracker, the sport of roller derby still carries the air of showmanship it is known for, but the game is far from the blood and glitter reputation that sometimes still follows it today.

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CBA holds service day

School’s senior class cleans up Shaker Heritage Society

Christian Brothers Academy held its first official Senior Service Day at the nearby Shaker Heritage Society Wednesday, Oct. 15, giving the students a chance to delve into a piece of local history.

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A taste of the town at Restaurant Week

Participating eateries offer three-course meals for $20.14

That time of the year has come again when local restaurants open their doors to a host of hungry diners ready to sate their appetites on discounted three-course meals.

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Guilderland falls to Shenendehowa - Photo Gallery

Guilderland travelled to undefeated Shenendehowa on Oct. 17 to take on the Plainsmen in the final game of the regular season.

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South Colonie bus driver a class act

Colonie Central PTSA honors Bonnie Livingston’s cool-headed reaction to September collision

Bus driver Bonnie Livingston was just weeks into her new job when she found herself having to put her safety training to quick use.

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One win, two titles

Shaker takes Colonie Cup and Liberty Division crown

The Colonie Cup and the Liberty Division title reside on the north side of town again.

Noah Carey leads Guilderland to Albany County Meet title

Lansing claims girls individual title for Shaker

The Guilderland boys cross country team turned in a dominating performance at the Albany County Meet Friday, Oct. 17, at Colonie Town Park.

LETTER: Zombie car wash deemed a success

This Letter to the Editor appears in the Oct. 15 edition of the Colonie Spotlight.

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